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Damian LaCroix, Superintendent
Congratulations to Bay Port High School Principal
Congratulations to Bay Port High School Principal, Mike Frieder, for being selected as the 2013 Wisconsin High School Principal of the Year and Wisconsin’s High School MetLife/NASSP Principal of the Year. The Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA) President, Joseph Moylan, recognized Mike during a surprise reception hosted after school at Bay Port High School on Tuesday, March 12.
Spirit of Excellence Award
Suamico Elementary Nominated for National Blue Ribbon Award
In late November, State Superintendent Tony Evers nominated Suamico Elementary for the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, an award that recognizes excellence in student achievement. Suamico Elementary was one of five schools in the state of Wisconsin that was nominated for this award.
Congratulations to Jake Rosio for becoming a Certified SolidWorks Professional (CSWP). He is the first student Bay Port High School to become CSWP certified one of a select few high school students in the state of Wisconsin to be CSWP certified. In the current time where some of the world’s largest manufacturers require a SolidWorks certification to even receive an interview, Bay Port’s S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Academy and students remain ahead of the curve in this very competitive environment.
Bay Port Academic Decathlon Team
The 2012-2013 Academic Decathlon teams from Bay Port High School represented Wisconsin in the Large School Online National Finals April 26.
Wisconsin’s State Finals Division winners have participated in USAD’s “National Virtual Competition” for the past six years. This year’s theme was “Russia.” Bay Port High placed 4th among the nine schools in their second year in the Large School division. Click to read more
Photo-Bay Port Academic Decathlon Team: Front, L to R: Travis Morton, Matthew Grosam, Courtney Guc, Natalya Mudry, Taylor Willems
Lineville Intermediate Environmental Science Fair
Another great success and incredible display of knowledge were evident at the Environmental Science Fair! Thank you to all of the students and their families who took the time to research and create projects. The evaluators raved about the ingenuity and complexity of the students’ work. They were impressed with what the kids knew about their topics, how excited they were and how well they communicated their thoughts. Click to read more
Cornerstones for Success
The UW-Whitewater wheelchair men’s basketball team visited Bay View Middle School.
Bay View Physical Education teachers, Ms. Bloemer, Mr.Knutson, and Mr. Neuser wrote a grant to bring UW - Whitewater wheelchair basketball to Bay View Middle School. Fifty students at Bay View Middle School experienced firsthand what it is like to play basketball in a wheelchair during an assembly presented by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wheelchair Basketball Team. In the program, called “Cornerstones for Success,” the assembly began with an introduction of the players and background information about their disability, their lives and experiences. Click to read more
Nine Bay Port students from the Principles of Engineering class and Environmental Club participated in the annual Solar Olympics May 14. The event was sponsored by the Wisconsin Public Service Foundation and hosted by UW-Oshkosh. It challenged students from twenty-four area high schools to demonstrate various skills by designing, constructing, and demonstrating projects related to solar energy. The Bay Port team entered projects in solar water heater, cooker, racecar, photography, and T-shirt design. The Hot Water Heater team earned a silver medal in that event: Robbie Burton,
Curtis Ward, Tyler Zaidel, Marc McGuire, Mitch Moylan, Nate Hanitz, Danielle Krentz, Elizabeth Rosio, Caleb Jorgensen
Howard Students & Staff Participate in the LUV2RUN Program
40 Howard Elementary Students five Staff & several Alumni students participated in the Prevea Luv2Run (L2R) program which is its training program for the Cellcom Green Bay 5K. Prevea L2R is a six-week program designed to prepare elementary and middle school age children for the 3.1-mile Cellcom Green Bay 5K held on May 18. The Luv2Run program was developed in 2008 through a partnership between the Boys and Girls Club of Green Bay and the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon to increase youth interest in the sport of running. The program aims to engage youth in a positive free time activity that can turn into a lifelong healthy hobby. Prevea signed on in this year as the title sponsor of the program.
Fashion and Design at Bay Port is a Work of Art and Gift from the Heart
Students in Judith Greisinger’s Fashion and Interior Design class presented Stacy, Representative from the Golden House a donation of her students made. Students made a pair themselves and volunteered time and materials to make several more pairs for mothers and children in need at the Golden House.
Students in the class designed and sewed individual tote bags to display as a work of art that is useful too. The final projects were displayed at the Art Fair at LaJava May 17.
Names of students in photo with totes: Natalie McNamara,Sonya McGrane,Miranda Moen, Kirsten Brunette, Grace Gretz,Morgan Grib,Brooke Harris, Allison Gorniak, Sara Toraason, & Meghan Groeschel. Front row, left to right: Jenny Vega, Tahlia Rasmussen, Desirae Nachtwey, Emerson Pirlott, Sophia Styczynski,Anthoni Ahnen
Leading the Way
Lucy Nezbed and Jennifer Holloway will be representing Bay Port High School at two summer leadership programs this summer. Lucy will attend the Wisconsin Leadership Seminars (WILS), program at UW-Whitewater. WILS identifies outstanding high school sophomores throughout Wisconsin for being responsible citizens in their community and/or school and provide them with the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their leadership potential.
Thirteen Bay Port High School students achieved a perfect score of 25 to receive a gold medal at the State Forensics competition in Madison April 19. Receiving a perfect score is difficult in a very competitive environment of talented students.
Back row-l to r: Katie, Courtney, Mariah, Aly, Megan, Haley Stevenson, Caitlyn
2013 Wisconsin Public Service Volunteer Awards
Morgan, Senior, Bay Port High School, received the WPS/Schreiber Volunteer Youth Award. Morgan began to volunteer at the age of seven when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. She then became engaged in the Service Learning Club at Bay Port High School. Over the past four years, Morgan has surpassed 1,500 hours of volunteer services throughout Northeast Wisconsin. She has focused most of her efforts through the American Cancer Society raising money through several events, including the Relay for Life, Breast Health Walk, Runway for a Cure, American Cancer Birthday Run, and many other cancer related events. Morgan has also assisted people with a variety of health issues by volunteering at both St. Vincent and St. Mary's Hospitals. Morgan continued to volunteer even when she was facing some of her own health challenges. Click to read more
National History Day Winners
On Saturday, April 6, a group of Bay View students competed at the Northeastern Wisconsin Regional National History Day Competition on the UW Green Bay Campus. Students chose a historical topic related to the annual theme, "Turning Points in History" and then conducted months of primary and secondary research. After analyzing and interpreting their sources and drawing a conclusion about the significance of their topics, they presented their work in the form of exhibits, performances, documentaries, and websites to history professors and professionals on campus. Click to read more
2013 America's Best High Schools
Registration for Summer Robotics Camps
August 5-8, 2013
Note: This course is not part of the summer school program.
Parent Guide to Student Success
The Parents’ Guide to Student Success was developed by the National PTA in response to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics. Created by teachers, parents, education experts, and others from across the country, the standards provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade in order to be prepared for college and career. National PTA® created the guides for grades K-8 and two for grades
The Guide includes:
Notes from the Nurse
One of the problems most often confronting parents of school-age children occurs when a child complains of not feeling well on a school day.
The Howard-Suamico School District congratulates the 91 individuals and 4 teams who have been nominated for a Golden Apple Award. The 2013 Golden Apple Awards Dinner Program is April 17, 6:30-10:00 pm, at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center. The program will be televised live on FOX 11 TV from 9-10 p.m.
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